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Bachelor of Nursing Science

  Study Mode FULL TIME,PART TIME
  Level UNDER-GRADUATE
  Duration 4 years
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Overview

Overview of Bachelor of Nursing Science in University of Malaya UM Malaysia

The Bachelor of Nursing Science is a four-year programme which prepares graduates for the contemporary rol of applying medical and scientific nursing foundation knowledge in providing nursing care to patient. At the end of the programme you will be conferred the Bachelor of Nursing Science degree.

The Bachelor of Nursing Sciences programme is offered by the Department of Nursing ciences,Faculty of Medicine. Department of Nursing Science was first established in 1993 as a Nursing Science unit under the Department of Allied Health Sciences. It was the first nursing unit to ecognize the importance of baccalaureate education in nursing and became the pioneer in the transiti n in the nursing education program by upgrading nursing education from an advanced diploma to a graduate programme, Bachelor of N rsing Sciences in Malaysia. The unit was established as a department - Department of Nursing Science in the Faculty of Medicine,University of Malaya on the 1st July 2007.

The aim of this programme is to produce nursing graduates with in-depth knowledge in nursing and medical sciences. Upon completion, graduates are expect d to practice nursing critically and ethically by applying scientific nursing foundation in health care delivery setting.

Our programme will provide you with a platform to practice nursing knowledge critically and ethically based on evidence in health care delivery. The graduate of this BNSc Programme will be a Registered Nurse with the Nursing Board of Malaysia and able to practice in all health care setting - hospitals (government and private), health centres, Nursing Homes, Industrial nurse, Nurse advisors, consultants or sales representatives for nume ous institutions which require nursing background as well as a researcher.

The programme was approve by the Ministry of Higher Education in 2010 and was accredited by Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) in 2015.

To aid in the teaching and learning of our students, University Malaya has a large teaching hospital called the University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). It has more than 1000 beds and more than 1 million patients per year, giving our students ample opportunities to practise the art of Nursing in a saf and supervised environment. UMMC is adjacent and physically connected to the Faculty of Medicine, creating a large complex dedicated to teaching, learning, research and health care.

Bachelor of Nursing Sciences Programme covers eight semesters and one special semester within 4 years and comprises of three core sciences which are Health Science, Behavioral Science and Nursing Science that specially designed to prepare nursing students with relevant knowledge, competencies and professionalism at undergraduate level.

This course is open to Malaysian and International applicants. Click here for a flowchart of the admission process for the Nursing programme.

CAREER PROSPECTS

Registered Nurse in all health care setting – hospitals (government and private), health centres, Nursing Homes;
• Industrial nurse
• Nurse advisors, consultants or sales representatives for the medical supplies company, insurance company and others institution which require nursing background.
• Researcher

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

LOCAL STUDENTS

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:
(1) Pass the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject
or
a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July papers and pass in History (SPM 2013 and above);
and
(2) Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme.
and
(3) Have fulfilled all special requirements of the programme as may be prescribed by the Senate 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

GENERAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS - INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

  •   National Higher School Certificate (or an Advanced Level equivalent) with the percentage of 80% and above

or
• A Diploma from recognized Institutions with at least a CGPA of 3.00.
• Applicant may be required to undergo an interview session for certain selected programmes before being accepted by the respective faculties.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

Students must obtain:
• TOEFL score of 500 (PBT), 173 (CBT) or 60 (IBT) and above
or
• IELTS Band 5.0 - 6.5 and above Without any of the above English proficiency certificates, students that have been accepted would be issued with a conditional offer letter for subsequent fulfillment of the English language requirements.

  • For the latest English Language Requirements please refer here

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